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This Week: 21st March - 27th March

A round up of children's theatre, workshops, exhibitions and other interesting stuff.
Theatre
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Adapting an ancient Middle Eastern version of Aladdin, Indefinite Articles put their own stamp onto this story of a blessed boy with a few wishes...
More info:
Venue:
Little Angel Theatre
Date:
22 - 26 March
Age:
5-11
Price:
Adult: £10; Child: £8
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Lily is on a mission. She wants to go to Indonesia and she wants to ride an elephant. All seems to be going to plan until the tsunami hits and Lily and her new found friend charge off into the jungle...
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Venue:
Hackney Empire
Date:
22 - 25 March
Age:
6+
Price:
From £12
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Jungle Book gets even more wild with a special screening of the Disney film. The ultimate symphonic cinema concert, experience movie magic with a musical treat!
More info:
Venue:
Southbank Centre
Date:
26 March
Age:
3+
Price:
From £22.50
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An enchanting puppetry play brimming with warmth, The Missing Light is the story of two new old friends brought together by a flickering light in the distance...
More info:
Venue:
The Old Vic
Date:
23 March - 4 April
Age:
7+
Price:
Adult: £12; Child: £6
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Go on a journey exploring how protest and discord ultimately transitions into hope and unity in this thought-provoking production.
More info:
Venue:
Chickenshed
Date:
14 March - 2 April
Age:
8+
Price:
From £5
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Emotions aren't just for girls. An explosion of feelings, Papertale's spoken word masterpiece delves into real life renditions of boys expressing themselves.
More info:
Venue:
Half Moon Theatre
Date:
20 - 24 March
Age:
8 - 12
Price:
£7
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We all used to wish our toys would magically come to life but when Boy finally picks up Rabbit from the nursery floor, this wish comes true. Arriving just in time for Easter, this magical contemporary adaptation comes with a bucketful of charm.
More info:
Venue:
Unicorn Theatre
Date:
17 March - 15 April
Age:
4+
Price:
Adult: £16; Child: £10
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The saying "love is the answer" is remedied in Toby Hulse's "To Dream Again". Sophie is too young to understand her parents separation, but does all she can to bring back love into their relationship, using a pencil and her dreams.
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Venue:
Polka Theatre
Date:
10 March - 2 April
Age:
7+
Price:
£13.50
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Three loveable clowns prove that words are overrated! Bursting with wit, this charming production shows us that you can say everything you need to say, by barely saying anything at all.
More info:
Venue:
Unicorn Theatre
Date:
12 March - 9 April
Age:
3+
Price:
Adult: £16; Child: £10
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Especially adapted for young people, this fast paced action packed production of one of the Bard's classics could not be more relevant. Power play and gender politics, The Taming of the Shrew tackles some big topics sure to capture the audience's attention.
More info:
Venue:
Shakespeare's Globe
Date:
4 - 25 March
Age:
11+
Price:
£5 - £15
Workshops
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Unleash your inner animal with an action packed arts and crafts session, inspired by the Hornman's family friendly exhibition, The Robot Zoo.
More info:
Venue:
Horniman Museum
Date:
25 March
Age:
All
Price:
Free
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Fabricate some creative writing into pieces of art - craft, carry, wear of perform your creations in this family workshop!
More info:
Venue:
British Library
Date:
25 March
Age:
5 - 11
Price:
Free
Exhibitions
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Join Moominpappa, Moominmamma, Moomintroll and friends in an interactive, exploratory exhibition all about the life and work of Finland's well-loved illustrator, Tove Jansson.
More info:
Venue:
Southbank Centre
Date:
16 Dec - 23 April 2017
Age:
7+
Price:
Adult: £15; Child: £12
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Calling all Dr. Seuss fans! Discover's latest exhibition brings a treasure-trove of interactive activities to explore the world of everyone's favourite doctor.
More info:
Venue:
Discover
Date:
30 July 2016 - Sept 2017
Age:
0 - 7
Price:
£6.50
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The Museum of London's new interactive exhibition invites you to discover the infamous destruction of London's Great Fire in 1666 through the eyes of normal 17th century inhabitants.
More info:
Venue:
Museum of London
Date:
23 July 2016 – 17 April 2017
Age:
All ages
Price:
Adult: £8; Child: £4
Book Ahead
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Are you hungry? We bet you're not as hungry as one caterpillar. A puppetry spectacle with plenty of bite, this children's classic is a delight on stage!
More info:
Venue:
artsdepot
Date:
1 - 4 April
Age:
3+
Price:
£12
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Roald Dahl’s classic tale about some not quite so lovable characters is brought to life…and of course there’s a lot of mischief flying around too!
More info:
Venue:
Rose Theatre Kingston
Date:
5 - 16 April
Age:
6+
Price:
£13 - £25
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Some uninvited guests make one birthday party go spectacularly wrong! With some amazing acrobatics, loads of daft dancing and a giant chicken, this stunt-filled circus is some seriously high-octane entertainment.
More info:
Venue:
artsdepot
Date:
11 April
Age:
3+
Price:
£7
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A resounding success since it started in 2005, the whole family can enjoy proper stand-up performances without the rude bits!
More info:
Venue:
aertsdepot
Date:
9 April
Age:
6+
Price:
£7